'''Adeline Virginia Woolf''' (née '''Stephen'''; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English writer who is considered one of the foremost modernist literature|modernists
of the twentieth century, and a pioneer in the use of Stream of consciousness (narrative mode)|stream of consciousness
as a Narration|narrative device
. Born in an affluent household in Kensington
, London, she attended the King's College London
and was acquainted with the early reformers of women's higher education.
Having been home-schooled for most part of her childhood, mostly in English literature|English classics
and Victorian literature
, Woolf began writing professionally in 1900. During the interwar period
, Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the influential Bloomsbury...